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Archive for July, 2009

Original Series Season Two Blu-Ray Disc Set

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Some details have emerged regarding CBS/Paramount’s Star Trek: The Original Series Season Two Blu-Ray bonus material.

As reported byTV Shows on DVD, the seven-disc set, which includes twenty-six episodes, will include some “never-before-available” extras. (more…)

New Screenshots For Star Trek: Online

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Three new screenshots have appeared online recently featuring scenes of battle.

As reported by Star Trek: Online, the latest screenshots show battle scenes, including battles in space as well as a fight on a planet. (more…)

Limited-Edition Spock Bobble Head

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

A Star Trek Spock Transporting Bobble Head doll is now available for pre-order.

As reported by Entertainment Earth, the limited edition Spock Bobble Head features a clear body, that when tapped, lights up.

Only 1,500 of the Spock Bobble Head dolls have been made of the half-Vulcan. The doll is seven inches tall.

Spock Bobble Head is debuting as a Comic-Con 2009 Entertainment Earth exclusive. The doll can be pre-ordered now and will ship at the end of July.

To see more details, head to the link located here. (more…)

Bana Moves On From Star Trek

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Eric Bana has moved on to other projects after his character Nero was killed off in Star Trek XI, seemingly ruling out any appearance in a sequel.

As reported by Sci Fi Wire, Bana will be seen next month in The Time Traveler’s Wife, a film based on Audrey Niffenegger‘s novel of the same name.
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Mulgrew Donates Star Trek: Voyager Scripts For Auction

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Two Star Trek: Voyager scripts have been donated by Kate Mulgrew (Janeway) to be auctioned to raise funds for an acting studio.

As reported by Kate Mulgrew’s Official Website Blog, scripts from Star Trek: Voyager: Distant Origin and Star Trek: Voyager: Basics Part I are up for sale at ebay with the proceeds to benefit the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. (more…)

Star Trek Blu-ray/DVD Box Art

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

The box art for some of the September Star Trek Blu-ray and DVD movie sets has been released.

As reported by TrekMovie.com, box art for the Star Trek: The Next Generation Motion Picture Collection (both Blu-Ray and DVD) and for the Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection is now online.

These DVD sets will be available on September 22, but have not yet been offered for pre-order.

To read more, head to the article located here. (more…)

Forty Years Ago Today

Monday, July 20th, 2009

On July 20, 1969, Mankind took its first baby steps by leaving the home planet and stepping onto the surface of the moon. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to land and walk on the moon, while pilot Michael Collins orbited above them.

Star Trek: Online Update: 2390

Monday, July 20th, 2009

More history for the Star Trek: Online MMORPG game has been released, this time for the year 2390.

As reported by Star Trek: Online, the Federation’s relationship with the Klingon Empire is deteriorating, but in spite of that, needs for defense have to be addressed, as raids on civilian ships and settlements along the borders of the Klingon Empire and Gorn Hegemony have risen. (more…)

Paramount Announces Trek Blu-ray Releases

Monday, July 20th, 2009

September will be a good month for Star Trek fans, as several Blu-Ray releases will debut.

As reported by high def disc news, September 22 will see the release of the various Blu-Ray sets, ranging from season two of the original series, to Star Trek: Nemesis.
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Star Trek Alumni Emmy Nominations

Friday, July 17th, 2009

The 61st Emmy nominations have been announced, and several familiar Star Trek names are on the list.

As reported by Emmys TV, William Shatner has been nominated again for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role of Denny Crane in Boston Legal. This is Shatner’s sixth nomination for his portrayal of Crane. Twice before Shatner has won the Emmy; once in 2004 for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for The Practice, where Denny Crane was first introduced, and again in 2005 in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category for his portrayal of Crane on Boston Legal. (more…)

Star Trek XI DVD Special Bonus Feature

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Fans purchasing the Star Trek XI movie this fall will enjoy a new interactive bonus feature.

As reported by Variety, the feature, which has been named “augmented reality,” will be unlocked when the purchaser holds up the disc packaging in front of a standard webcam. (more…)

Shadow Complex Writer Announced

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

A familiar Star Trek author has created an original new story for the video game Shadow Complex, and will sign autographs at the XBOX 360 booth at Comic-Con next Friday.

As reported by teamXBOX, Peter David, well-known to Star Trek fans for his many Star Trek novels, has been revealed as the author for Shadow Complex, a video game based on Orson Scott Card‘s best-selling novel, Empire.
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Star Trek XI’s Impact On Star Trek: Online

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Although Star Trek: Online is set in the “prime universe,” expect some effects from the events of Star Trek XI to impact the game.

As reported by ZAM, Star Trek: Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich explained how the changes due to events in Star Trek XI would affect Star Trek: Online. “In the new movie, Romulus is destroyed by a supernova, throwing the Romulan Empire into chaos,” explained Zinkievich. “That’s the event that sets Nero on his path. Destroying the homeworld of one of the major powers in the universe has a big, big effect on everything and everyone around it.” (more…)

New Star Trek XI Comic In The Works

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

A comic book adaptation of Star Trek XI is in the works, according to IDW.

As reported by TrekMovie.com, the six issue Star Trek XI comic series will include scenes cut from the final version of Star Trek XI. (more…)

Spock: Reflections #1

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

A five-page preview of Star Trek: Spock: Reflections #1 has been posted for Star Trek comic fans.

As reported by Comics Continuum, fans who can’t wait until July 22 to see Spock: Reflections #1 can get a sneak peek of the issue now. (more…)